‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, FOX finished #1 as ‘’86th MLB’s All-Star Game’‘ was the top program. BBC One finished #1 in the UK as ‘‘Death In Paradise’‘ was the top program. Network Nine finished #1 in Australia as ‘‘The Voice Australia’ was the top program. WEDNESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)
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For Tuesday, July 14, 2015 (Posted on July 15, 2015)
The Animal Network of Broadcast brought us the ‘Midsummer Night’s Classic’ and what a show it was as Murdoch’s Minions finished #1 on Tuesday with baseball. At 8P, the ’86th MLB All-Star Game’, from Cincinnati, brought out the stars as the American League won the right to host the 2015 World Series with a 6-3 win over the National League as Mike Trout was the first person named ‘MVP’ in back-to-back All-Star games in history. It drew an average 10.91 million viewers and a 7.6 share and 13 rating. It peaked at 830P with 11.11 million viewers. Note: Due to the nature of live sports, FOX’s ratings for the MLB All Star Game should be considered tentative and are likely to be adjusted in the final ratings. It is the highest rated of all major sporting event All-Star games (beat the 2015 NFL Pro-Bowl by +29% (5.1); the NBA All-Star Game by +53% (4.3) and the NHL All-Star Game by 450% (1.2).)
The Peacock Network finished second. At 8P, ‘America’s Got Talent’ finished with an average 10.82 million viewers and a 6.9/12. It also peaked at 930P with 11.27 million viewers. At 10P, ‘Hollywood Game Night’ finished with an average 4.89 million viewers and a 3.4/6.
The Tiffany Network finished #3 on Tuesday for one of the first times in recent history. At 8P, a rerun of ‘NCIS’ finished with an average 6.93 million viewers and a 4.6/8. At 9P, ‘Zoo’ finished with 6.56 million viewers and a 4.6/7. Then at 10P, a rerun of ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ finished with an average 6.65 million viewers and a 3.6/7.
The Alphabet Network fell from first to fourth on Tuesday. At 8P, a rerun of ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ finished with an average 2.77 million viewers and a 2.2/4 and finished as the top show on the network on Tuesday. At 830P, a rerun of ‘Black-ish’ finished with an average 2.49 million viewers and a 4.6/8. At 9P, ‘Extreme Weight Loss’ went on a diet with an average 2.67 million viewers and a 1.8/3.
The Little Network That Couldn’t didn’t. At 8P, a rerun of ‘The Flash’ finished with an average 1.33 million viewers and a 1.0/2. At 9P, a rerun of ‘iZombie’ finished with an average 870,000 viewers and a 0.7/1.
For The Record
FOX finished #1 on Tuesday with an average 10.206 million viewers and a 7.6/13. NBC finished #2 with an average 8.809 million viewers and a 5.8/10. CBS finished with an average 6.319 million viewers and a 4.3/7. ABC finished with an average 2.662 million viewers and a 1.9/3. Univision finished with an average 1.905 million viewers. The CW finished with an average 1.109 million viewers and a 0.8/1.
Today In TV History
On this date in 1968, ABC-TV premiered ‘One Life to Live’. It went off the air August 19, 2013. It was the first daytime drama to primarily feature ethnically and socioeconomically diverse characters and consistently emphasize social issues. Guest actors through the years featured Tommy Lee Jones, Laurence Fishburne, Judith Light, Phylicia Rashad, Blair Underwood, Mario Van Peebles, Ryan Phillippe and Nathan Fillion before they became famous.
Netflix Huge Jump In Q2 Subscribers
Netflix added 3.3 million new members worldwide in the second quarter of 2015, a company record for the historically weak period. The company’s net gain of 3.3 million new streaming members brought it to 65.6 million total subscribers.
Cable Top Ten Programs on Tuesday
#1 ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ TNT 4.117 million viewers @ 9P
#2 ‘Have & Have Nots’ OWN 3.172 million viewers @ 9P
#3 ‘Deadliest Catch’ DISC 2.454 million viewers @ 9P
#4 ‘Big Bang Theory’ TBSC 2.125 million viewers @ 830P
#5 ‘American Dad’ ADSM 2.106 million viewers @ 1030P
#5 ‘Big Bang Theory’ TBSC 1.996 million viewers @ 930P
#6 ‘Big Bang Theory’ TBSC 1.980 million viewers @ 9P
#7 ‘K.C. Undercover’ DSNY 1.974 million viewers @ 10P
#8 ‘Liv and Maddie’ DSNY 1.901 million viewers @ 1030P
#9 ‘Counting Cars’ HIST 1.801 million viewers @ 931P
How Often Do US Smartphone Owners Check Their Devices?
Roughly half (52%) of US smartphone owners say they check their phone a few times an hour (41%) or every few minutes (11%), according to recently-released survey results from Gallup, with that figure rising to almost three-quarters (73%) of young (18-29) smartphone owners. Besides the age skew, the survey also finds men slightly more likely than women to frequently check their smartphones, and iPhone users similarly slightly more likely than Android owners.
Overall, about 8 in 10 device owners surveyed said they keep their smartphone near them almost all the time during their waking hours.
Box Office Results July 10-12, 2015 (Domestic)
#1 ‘Minions’ $115.20 Million in 4,301 theaters
#2 ‘Jurassic World’ $ 18.10 Million in 3,441 theaters
#3 ‘Inside Out’ $ 17.11 Million in 3,644 theaters
#4 ‘Terminator: Genisys’ $ 13.70 Million in 3,783 theaters
#5 ‘The Gallows’ $ 10.02 Million in 2,720 theaters
#6 ‘Magic Mike XXL’ $ 9.64 Million in 3,376 theaters
#7 ‘Ted 2’ $ 5.60 Million in 2,171 theaters
#8 ‘Self/Less’ $ 5.78 Million in 2,353 theaters
#9 ‘Baahubali:Beginning’ $ 3.58 Million in 236 theaters
#10 ‘Max’ $ 3.42 Million in 2,088 theaters
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The Big One had 'Death in Paradise' and it was a ratings winner on Tuesday. At 9P, the BBC One drama continued with an average 3.30 million viewers (16.8%). At 1045P, 'Imagine…' was seen by 940,000 viewers (9.4%).
The Little Two at 7P presented ‘Antiques Road Trip’ and it brought in 1.02 million viewers (5.7%). At 8P, ‘The House That £100k Built’ brought in 1.63 million viewers (8.6%). At 9P, ‘Great Ormond Street’ slipped to 1.44 million viewers (7.3%). Then at 10P, ‘Hair’ brought in 620,000 viewers (3.6%).
The Independent One at 730P, ‘A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones brought in 1.83 million viewers (9.9%). At 8P, ‘Love Your Garden’ finished with 2.60 million viewers (13.7%). At 9P presented the infomercial Sir Richard’s ‘Virgin Atlantic: Up in the Air’ and 2.66 million viewers tuned in for its second episode.
The Viacom Five at 10P presented ‘Big Brother’ as it continued with 1.07 million viewers (6.8%).
The Indy Two at 9P had sunshine and lust as ‘Love Island’ brought in Fiji loving 458,000 viewers (2.3%).
The Tiny Four had at 9P, FOX’s season finale of ‘Empire’ and it attracted 387,000 viewers (2.0%).
The National Nine Network finished #1 again with a 30.7% share of the available audience. On Tuesday, again ‘The Voice Australia’ was #1 with 1.598 million viewers. #2 was ‘Nine News’ with 1.188 million viewers dan the top newscast in the nation. #3 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with an average 1,135,000 viewers. #5 was ‘A Current Affair’ with 1,034,000 viewers.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 27.0% share. #6, ‘Seven News’ finished with 1,033,000 viewers. #7, ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ finished with an average 1,006,000 viewers. #8 was ‘House Rules’ with 1,002,000 viewers. And #10 was ‘Home and Away’ with 791,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #4 with a 15.3% share. #9 was ‘ABC News’ with 861,000 viewers
The Special Broadcast Service finished fifth with a 5.6% share of the available audience.
*WEDNESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished #1 on Wednesday with a 27.7% share of the available audience. #2 was ‘Seven news’ with 1,097,00#0 viewers. #5, ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ finished with 1,042,000 viewers. #8, ‘Highway Patrol’ had 752,000 viewers. And, #9 was ‘Home and Away’ with 749,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 23.5% share. #1 was ‘MasterChef Australia’ as it drew an average 1,237,000 viewers. #10 was ‘The Project 7P’ finished with a Boeing, 727,000 viewers.
The National Network Nine finished #3 with a 21.7% share of the available audience. #3 was ‘Nine News’ with 1,070,000 viewers. #4 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with an average 1,047,000 viewers. #6, ‘A Current Affair’ finished with an average 935,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished fourth with a 18.6% share. #7 was ‘ABC News’ with 833,000 viewers.
The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished #5 with a 8.5% share of the available audience.
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